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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection

Approximately 4000 works, primarily in Italian, first performed after 1815; also translations into other languages.

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1890
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1881
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1880
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1876
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Operas
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Ballets
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Oratorios
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Opera
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Jephthah (Biblical judge)
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Abraham (Biblical patriarch)
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donizetti, gaetano, 1797-1848
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verdi, giuseppe, 1813-1901
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rossini, gioacchino, 1792-1868.
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mercadante, saverio, 1795-1870
119
bellini, vincenzo, 1801-1835
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meyerbeer, giacomo, 1791-1864
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At head of title: Per l'anniversario della morte di Alessandro Manzoni (22 maggio 1874) Text in Italian and Latin
Topics: Manzoni, Alessandro, 1785-1873, Requiems
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901; Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Ernani
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Libretto by F. M. Piave. Cf. Loewenberg
28, [4] p. ([4] p. at end advertisements) : music.
Topic: Operas
Libretto by K. Haffner and R. Genée, translated into Italian by E. Golisciani. Cf. Loewenberg
36, [4] p. ([4] p. at end advertisements) : music.
Topic: Operas
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875; Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Carmen; Halévy, F., 1799-1862. Carmen; Lauzières-Thémines, Achille de
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Translated into Italian by A. de Lauzières-Thémines. Cf. Loewenberg
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Bellini, Vincenzo, 1801-1835; Pepoli, Carlo, conte, 1796-1881.tPuritani
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Libretto by Carlo Pepoli. Cf. Loewenberg
Topic: Operas
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842; Hoffmann, François Benoît, 1760-1828. Médée; Marchesi, Salvatore, cavaliere de Castrone, 1822-1908
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Libretto by F.B. Hoffmann; English translated by S.C. Marchesi. Cf. Loewenberg
Topic: Operas
28, [4] p. ([4] p. at end advertisements) : music.
Topic: Operas
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875; Cormon, Eugène, 1811-1903. Pêcheurs de perles; Carré, Michel, 1819-1872 Pêcheurs de perles; Zanardini, Angelo, 1820-1893
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Auber, D. F. E. (Daniel François Esprit), 1782-1871; Scribe, Eugène, 1791-1861. Fra Diavolo; Delavigne, Germain, 1790-1868. Fra Diavolo; Maggioni, S. Manfredo
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English and Italian in parallel columns
Topics: Cammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852, Operas
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Auber, D. F. E. (Daniel François Esprit), 1782-1871; Scribe, Eugène, 1791-1861. Fra Diavolo; Delavigne, Germain, 1790-1868. Fra Diavolo; Maggioni, S. Manfredo
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From the French libretto by A.E. Scribe and G. Delavigne. Cf. Loewenberg
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Galiani, Ferdinando, 1728-1787; Lorenzi, Giovanni Battista, -1805; Scherillo, Michele, 1860-1930
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Topic: Operas
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891; Gondinet, Edmond, 1828-1888. Lakmé; Gille, Philippe, 1831-1901 Lakmé; Zanardini, A. (Angelo), 1820-1893
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864; Scribe, Eugène, 1791-1861. Prophète
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25, [7] p. (p. [2-7] at end advertisements) : music.
Topic: Operas
Pages 101-108 numbered 111-118
Libretto by the composer. Cf. Loewenberg
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Chueca, Federico, 1846-1909; Valverde, Joaquin, 1846-1910; Perez y González, Felipe, 1854-1910. Gran via
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Libretto by Felipe Perez y González. Cf. Loewenberg
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901; Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Rigoletto
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Added t.p. reads: Rigoletto; opéra en trois actes. Poème de J. [i.e. F.] M. Piave
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61 p.
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875; Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Carmen; Halévy, F., 1799-1862. Carmen; Lauzières-Thémines, Achille de
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Translated into Italian by A. de Lauzières-Thémines. Cf. Loewenberg
Libretto attributed to G.M. Foppa by Manferrari, to F. Gnecco by Encicl. dello Spettacolo
Topic: Jephthah (Biblical judge)
[2], 64 p.
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
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Libretto by the composer; music partially adapted from J.Z. Szulc's Fulp. Cf. N.U.C
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919
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Libretto by the composer
Libretto by A. Zeno and P. Pariati. Cf. Manferrari
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Peri, Jacopo, 1561-1633; Rinuccini, Ottavio, 1562-1621. Dafne
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The music by Peri has been lost; so is a contemporary setting by Caccini. Cf. Loewenberg
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.
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Libretto by J. Ferretti. Cf. Loewenberg
40 p. : music
Topic: Operas
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883; Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918; Zanardini, A. (Angelo), 1820-1893
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Cast list revised in MS. to reflect performance of 23 December 1909
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by [Gassmann, Florian Leopold] 1729-1774; Calzabigi, Ranieri de, 1714-1795. Opera seria
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Libretto by R. de' Calsabigi. Cf. Sonneck
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Pedrotti, Carlo, 1817-1893; Marcello, Marco Marcelliano, 1820-1865. Isabella d'Aragona
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Jommelli, Nicolò, 1714-1774; Rogati, Francesco Saverio de, 1745-1827. Armida abbandonata
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Libretto by F.S. de Rogati. Cf. Loewenberg
Topic: Operas
"Música del célebre maestro Mozart." - p. [3]
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Pedrotti, Carlo, 1817-1893; Marcello, Marco Marcelliano, 1820-1865. Isabella d'Aragona
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On cover: Da rappresentarsi al Teatro Vittorio Emanuele, nel carnovale e quaresima 1859
viii, 5-80, [4] p. ([4] p. at end advertisements)
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Aquila, R. dell'; Praga, Emilio, 1839-1875. Il conte di Montecristo
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945
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---- ------ Another issue
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Persiani, Giuseppe, 1799-1869; Cammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852. Ines de Castro; Gioja, Ferdinando. Sinovè il fiero
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"La musica è del celebre signor Giuseppe Persiani ... la poesia è del signor Salvadore Cammarano." - p. [5]
Topic: Ballets
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Ricci, Luigi, 1805-1859; Arienzo, Marco d'. Festa di Piedigrotta; Gargano, Giovanni
texts
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Goldmark, Carl, 1830-1915; Mosenthal, Salomon Hermann, Ritter von, 1821-1877. Königin von Saba; Zanardini, Angelo, 1820-1893
texts
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Buonomo, Alfonso, 1829-1903; Spadetta, Almerindo. Tizio, Cajo e Sempronio
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Libretto by the composer. Cf. Loewenberg
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868; Sterbini, Cesare, 1784-1831. Barbiere di Siviglia
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Facsim. of ed.: Roma : Nella stamperia di Crispino Puccinelli, [1816]
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Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by [Salieri, Antonio] 1750-1825; Casti, Giovanni Battista, 1724-1803 Grotta di Trofonio
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Pages 53-54 bound after p. 56
Topic: Operas
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Trentin, Giacomo; Sografi, Antonio Simeone. La riconoscenza di Euganea a Napoleone il grande
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"La poesia del sig. Antonio Simon Sografi ..." - p. [8]
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Pinsuti, Ciro, 1829-1888; Cimino, Giorgio Tommaso. Mercante di Venezia
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Pages 3-4 and part of p. 5-6 wanting
"La Semiramide riconosciuta, dramma ben noto dell'abb. Pietro Metastasio ..." - p. [6]
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Anfossi, Pasquale, 1727-1797; Sertor, Gaetano, approximately 1760-1805 Zenobia di Palmira; Dupen, Luigi. Didone abbandonata
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Libretto by G. Sertor. Cf. Loewenberg. Annals of opera
Topics: Operas, Ballets
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Mayr, Giovanni Simone, 1763-1845; Romani, Felice, 1788-1865. Medea in Corinto
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Libretto by Felice Romani. Cf. Grove
Topic: Operas
"Haroun-al-Raschid; ballo pantomimo in cinque atti, inventato e diretto dal signor Pietro Angiolini": p. [25]-36
Topics: Operas, Ballets
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Topic: Operas
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"Parole del signor Gaetano Rossi." - p. [5]
Topics: Operas, Ballets